Tag: YMCA

By Stefanie Jackson – Neither Accomack nor Northampton schools can offer students five days a week in the classroom when schools reopen this fall, leaving parents with tough choices about how to handle childcare and virtual learning needs, but the local YMCA is ready to help. “With school districts voting...
By Stefanie Jackson – Serving Together is the name of the new Northampton County organization started under the leadership of the Rev. Russell Goodrich, of Cape Charles, with the mission of making connections and bringing hope to life within the community. “Dream big” was Goodrich’s advice for the new group. “We...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton County YMCA was “almost a done deal” as of Feb. 11, when a meeting was held at Cape Charles Baptist Church to update the public on the project. Retired YMCA of South Hampton Roads President and CEO Billy George shared the news Tuesday night...
By Stefanie Jackson – Pungoteague Elementary School, which recently won an award for continuous improvement on the Virginia Standards of Learning tests during a three-year period, wants to move forward with more support for special education students. Andre Elliott, of the Eastern Shore YMCA, proposed starting a swimming program for...
Story by Brennan Waldorf The YMCA’s fall co-ed soccer league is currently in season. The league has 55 players enrolled with three different divisions. Each division has three teams and range from 3-5 year olds, 5-7 year olds, and 7-9 year olds. The fall league isn’t as popular as the...
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Story by Stefanie Jackson, Submitted Photos – The YMCA is coming to Northampton County, the result of ongoing efforts in community outreach led by Cape Charles Baptist Church and its pastor, the Rev. Russell Goodrich. “God’s favor is on this,” Goodrich said of the project that, in six months, has...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted PhotoShore Swim hit the road last Friday to participate in a rare invitational at the Cambridge YMCA in Maryland. As one of eight teams taking part in the event, Shore Swim took a break from the usual competitive meet, and instead, took part...